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this at $5.69. 9.said no, i'm not going to get get f reporter: in san francisco, the average is $4.69 a gallon. the lack of buyers at a station charging $5.09 shows drivers shve their limits. the prices are linked to a evron rdisruption beginning with a fire at a san franciso chevron refinery in august. at monday, a power failure shut down an exxonmobil refinery and pipeline is also out of lineice. california pollution rules require a gasoline blend that is int readily available from dilyneries outside the state. >> there's nothing else i can iy except it hurts a lot. i think every time we turn around we're getting hit with something else. s> reporter: some experts say the steep >> reporter: some experts say the steep rise could be over early next week and prices could finally start coming back down. but until then, there is sticker shock at california gas stations. john blackstone, cbs news, mill valley, california. >> axelrod: turning to campaign t012, and the roller coaster week for president obama. his debate performance that aight earned him a lot of criticism, even from suppo
near san francisco. then last week a power failure temporarily knocked out an exxon refinery at torrance in southern california. >> the richmond refinery and torrance refinery account for about 25% of the production in california because they are two of the biggest refiners we have. it is easy to see why the wholesalers panic. >> as wholesalers raise prices, drivers started to panic as gas seemed to get more expensive by the hour. >> i just don't see it going down any time soon. >> reporter: state energy officials are trying to reassure drivers that price spikes like this don't last. >> this is a very dramatic one. but we do know that what goes up does come down and often quite quickly. >> reporter: in fact, wholesale prices have started coming down. dropping 55 cents on the spot market in los angeles on friday. but gas station owners who pay thousands more in the past week to fill up their tanks are likely to keep retail prices high at least until they get their money back. so price relief for drivers here is still probably days away. john blackstone, cbs news, mill valley,
in silicon valley today. john blackstone, cbs news, san francisco. >> axelrod: the meningitis outbreak traced to tainted steroids has claimed another victim. a 15th person has died, this one in indiana. federal health officials say there are 197 cases in 13 states. still ahead on tonight's cbs evening news, the summer drought crushed the corn crop but powered the pumpkin harvest. in los angeles, a one-of-a-kind parade, and a life-saving lesson for the f.b.i. stay with us. people were killed today in two bomb attacks in southern afghanistan. six of those deaths were in kandahar, where a suicide bomb or a motor bike blew himself up at an intelligence office. one nato service member and five afghans were killed. the taliban is claiming responsibility. applying lessons learnedded from treating battle field casualties has long produced great benefits here at home. the use of triannual choppers in vietnam changed trauma treatment. police officers have better bulleted proof vestes and bob orr tells us now about one low-tech advancement the f.b.i. is implementing. >> drop your gun! >> reporter: at th
coast, another study said san francisco's airport could be flooded within decades. >> jarvis: still ahead, their mothers are in prison so where can these kids turn? >> jarvis: o jail, their children suffer and run a higher risk of going to prison themselves some day. a program aimed at breaking the psyche cell helping hundreds of children in oklahoma, which imprisons more women per capita than any other state. john bentley reports. >> this is n. >> reporter: while this may look like a typical art class, these students all share one thing in common-- at least one of their parents is in prison. anger is an emotion shared by most of the kids at this program called new hope. tomeisha smith's mother has been in and out of jail since she was eight years old. >> she acts like a kid, like my age instead of bng a momma, or mother. >> reporter: 85% of the women sent to prison in oklahoma have children. as mothers serve time, new hope is the only comprehensive program in the state set up to help those kids. over 400 are currently enrolled in the program with more than 100 on a waiting list tsh
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